Marshall Advisor and Chronicle (Newspaper) - February 14, 2015, Marshall, Michigan
February 14, 2015 • Vol. 136 No. 7roMCie
LIFESTYLE and LOCAL NEWS
514 S, Kalamazoo Ave. in Marshall, Ml • Phone 269-781-5444 and FAX 269-781-7766 • wvAv.advisor-chronicleIn The J\iews:Celebrity Luncheon generates fairgrounds funds
Dozens of fair supporters gathered Feb. 6 to generate funds for the Calhoun County Fair. Celebrity servers from ail walks of life were at the beck and call of their guests, gathering tips to raise furxls for the Calhoun County Fairgrounds.
See story on page 304th Annuai Ice, Wine & Blues event draws hundreds
The Fourth Annual Ice Wine & Blues event, held Feb. 6-7, saw a record number of sales with 416 wine tasting bracelets sold and 200 goblets sold. Also at the event were live ice carving demonstrations on both Friday and Saturday. The event this year, for the first time, benefitted The Franke Center of the Arts, which held two concerts for the community during the event.
See photos on page 23King of the road: For Sam Tone, there’s no piace he’d rather be than behind the wheei
Sam Tone always wanted to be a truck driver. After Tone, a former livestock buyer, lost his job a few years back, he told his wife that he wanted to fulfill his dream of making his living on the road. “She said that if there was ever a time in our lives that would work, now was the time," said Tone, 55, of Ceresco. In September 2012, Tone began dnving for his nephew's trucking business, transferring aluminum for semitrailers. I’m out there, doing my own thing, but, you’ve got to be tough, mentally, to be out there on the road driving ail the time. There are so many things going on around you that you don’t have control of, so you’ve got to be careful, in the truck and out of the truck."
See story on page 38Mom-Son Activity Night sponsored by Marshall Recreation is Feb. 27; registration deadline Feb. 24
The Marshall Recreation Department is finalizing plans for the Annual Mom-Son program. Mom-Son Activity Night is for all boys fourth grade and under along with the female escort of their choice. It will be held on Friday, Feb. 27 at Marshall Middle School. For the last few years, the schedule ir>cludes games, mom-son competitions, an obstacle course, mom-son relays as well as musical games like hokey pokey, locomotion and the limbo as well as dancing.
See story on page 10Cabin Fever Bands for the Cure is tomorrow in Marshall
On Sunday, Feb. 15, from 3-9 p.m., Backroads Saloon, 15325 W. Michigan Ave., will be the place to escape cold weather doldrums brought on by “Cabin Fever." The event will feature six area bands and raise funds for the American Cancer Society. See story on page 6
hen Suzie and Will Yost met at a Euchre game in 1969, they knew they were meant for happily ever after. And now, after 45 years, they say that the faith in their love for one another has kept them together, happy and going strong.See story on page 2